On the evening of Thursday, September 10th, some of the biggest and boldest names in fashion will open their doors (over 1,000 of them, just here in the five boroughs!) Featuring fabulous deals and steals, star-studded events, music, booze and swag-bags to die for, here is a list of the top locales to get your FNO beauty fix:
Henri Bendel, Frederic Fekkai Salon
For a mere $75, you can dress like the stars by donning your choice of 5 different Marchese gowns. After getting glam with Frederic Fekkai’s team, styled with jewels from House of Lavande, and don a pair of Louboutins, then prepare to strut the red carpet, where The City’s Olivia Palermo will teach you how to pose for the paparazzi.
712 5th Ave at 56th St (800) 423-6335, henribendel.com.
The pros of Oscar Blandi are offering $25 blowouts (normally $65) get your hair in tip-top shape for FNO & NYFW. Advance reservations are required.
545 Madison Ave between 54th and 55th Sts, 2nd Floor (212) 421-9800, oscarblandi.com.
Rimmel London and Reiss have teamed up for FNO presenting 10% off to shoppers on all full-priced Reiss merchandise, as well as a swag bag filled with Rimmel as a gift-with-purchase! Rimmel makeup artists will be on hand offering “London Look” touch ups and makeovers to prep shoppers for the Rimmel photo station. Fans can pose with the celebrity guest and new face of Rimmel, Coco Rocha! Bulldog gin cocktails will be served and are complimentary.
Reiss Soho Store 387 West Broadway (between Spring and Broome Streets)
All-natural Greek skincare line Korres, offers a “Detox Bubbles, Cupcakes & more” event that will include a detox bar serving complimentary antioxidant-infused cocktails based on the brand’s natural ingredients along with delicious cupcakes also ‘packed’ with natural ingredients.
Attendees can enjoy a complimentary Korres makeover or advice on how to wear VOGUE’s hottest color looks of the season using ‘green’ make-up!
110 Wooster St. (btw Prince & Spring, SoHo) RSVP required (212) 219-0683 or Woosterstreet@korresusa.com
Sephora & Hourglass Cosmetics–Union Square
5-10pm, appearance by Gina Brooke at 7pm
Hourglass will host a “Runway to Realway” event in which Hourglass Cosmetics’ Artistic Director Gina Brooke and a team of makeup artists will create a performance art, avant-garde makeup show featuring the Fall 2010 collection, followed by consultations and Q&A.
Union Square 45 E. 17th Street, (212) 995-8833
Sephora & Josie Maran–5th Avenue
Acrtress & Model-turned-makeup maven Josie Maran will host an in-store photo-shoot, featuring mini-makeovers and giving tips on posing for the camera. The 1st 100 customers who make a purchase will get Maran’s limited-edition Argan Oil Color Stick in Cherry Popsicle!
597 5th Avenue (between West 48th and West 49th streets) (212) 980-6534.
Sephora SoHo & Gwen Stefani
Get to this one early! Gwen Stefani will be on hand to meet and greet, where you can sample her new Harajuku Lover’s scent, Wicked Style! Before posing for a picture with Gwen (if you can get close enough) get makeup and hair touch-ups by Make Up For Ever and T3.
Sephora SoHo, 555 Broadway (at W. Houston Street) (212) 625-1309
Sephora Times Square & YSL
Dance the night away to DJ Alexandra Richards in celebration of YSL’s “Rouge Flame” lipstick for Sephora. Get your makeup touched up by a YSL makeup artist and enter for a chance to win a pair of YSL Tribute Too Red shoes (worth $795!!!)
Sephora Times Square, 1500 Broadway (at W.44th Street) (212) 944-6789
6-11pm (appearance by Coco Rocha from 8-9:30pm)
Express launches their first fragrance “Love Express” in honor of FNO & their 30th anniversary. Get pampered from 7-9pm with complimentary manicures in custom “Love Express” polish created exclusively for FNO. Dance to beats provided by Express cover girl and supermodel Jessica Stam (9:30-10:30pm), sip of Love Express inspired cocktails, enjoy brownie pops and ice-cream cones, get a free tarot card reading (9-11pm) and enjoy $30 off each purchase of $90 or more all night long!
Express SoHo 545 Broadway (between Houston and Prince)
Maria Bonita Spa
This fabulous Nolita spa and salon is offering complimentary and freakin’ fabulous FNO treatments. Enjoy your choice of a luxurious mini facial by Tata Harper, a sleek up-do, bohemian chick curls, aromatherapy, tea from H.Wood Tea and Bio Supplements gift bags (while supplies last) while sipping on cocktails and espresso shots! Additionally, enjoy VIP access to after party at GoldBar! Limit one service per person. Reservations are recommended.
Maria Bonita Salon and Spa, 12 Prince Street, Nolita, (212) 431-1520 RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Wella pros will be at Rowley’s West Village boutique all night re-creating the runway looks on you from Rowley’s fall 2010 show—crimped jewel-tone extensions popped into a sexy, crimped ponytail!
Cynthia Rowley, 376 Bleecker Street (between Perry and Charles streets) (212) 242-3803
Chanel is launching a trio of shades created by Peter Philips (the global artistic director for Chanel!) exclusively for FNO. 3 different tones of khaki –rose, brown, and green, the “Les Khakis de Chanel” which will be available for $25 per bottle in Chanel boutiques beginning Thursday. Visit Chanel’s SoHo location, which will offer complimentary mini manicure featuring Les Khakis de Chanel, and you’ll have the opportunity to purchase custom Chanel ballet flats!
Chanel, 139 Spring Street (212) 334-0055
With all these great events, where are you going to spend your Fashion’s Night Out?
Check out all the events and map out your evening at http://www.fashionsnightout.com!